Prescott Valley Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back Event this Weekend

What: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) and the Prescott Valley Police Department are hosting a FREE Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back event this Saturday, June 26, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during this no-contact event. Participants are asked to place documents and unwanted prescription drugs in the trunk of their vehicle before arriving.

There is a five-box limit for shredded documents. Examples of items not accepted (but not limited to): binders, binder clips, inhalers, aerosol cans, lotions or liquids, needles, and hydrogen peroxide.

When: Saturday, June 26th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (or until trucks are full)

Where: Prescott Valley Civic Center, 7501 Skoog Blvd, Prescott Valley, AZ 86314.

Why: Shredding your personal or sensitive documents is an important step to protecting your identity. Getting rid of old prescription drugs is key in keeping opioids out of the hands of youth and reducing the risks for abuse.

If there are any questions regarding this event please or other free public events, contact AGO Community Outreach at (602) 542-2123 or at CommunityOutreach@azag.gov.

AGO Free Shred-A-Thons
The AGO regularly hosts free Shred-A-Thons across the state throughout the year. Many of the events also provide prescription drug take-back services.

So far in 2021, the AGO has helped the public shred more than 45 tons of documents and safely discard over 300 pounds of prescription medication.

More information on upcoming events can be viewed here on the AGO website.

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